Andrew Thompson explains how South Africans can enjoy the beauty of Switzerland without completely blowing their life savings.
I’m a freelance travel writer living in Cape Town, South Africa. I produce articles about a wide range of topics, including local travel features on my home city and country. I also produce international content that, at present, stems from extensive, self-indulgent trips across Europe by train. Follow me on Instagram: @andrewthompsonsaFollow @thomotravels
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European rail pass reservation fees can be pricey and hard to fathom. Is it still even worth getting a rail pass to begin with? Here’s everything you need about reservation fees and why a rail pass is still a great option for spontaneous European travel.
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There are many ways to see Spain. But opting for the train is not only fast, cost-effective and convenient, it also exposes you to some of the country’s most dramatic scenery.